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Red Sun at Midday

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Observer
Andrew Paterson
Time of observation
16/10/2017 - 13:20
Object
Sun
Observing location
Hill Head Fareham
Equipment
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ228
Exposure
1/500 F5.6 ISO 180
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This is more meteorological than astronomical but it is a picture of an almost blood red sun in the early afternoon caused by high atmospheric dust raised by storm Ophelia. The light was very weird almost reminiscent of that during an eclipse.

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Paul A Brierley's picture

It was a shame there were no Sun Spots visible.

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